Show #2597 - Tuesday, December 12, 1995

Brad Plovan game 2.
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George Seymour, an Army officer from Tokyo, Japan

Claudia Grimes, a pharmacy technician and substitute teacher from Akron, Ohio

Brad Plovan, a lawyer from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
His song "Old Folks at Home" originally appeared under Edwin P. Christy's name
    $100 19
On March 19, 1995, this Chicago Bulls star played in his first game after 1 1/2 years of retirement
    $100 1
This current runs up the east coast of the U.S., then veers into the North Atlantic
    $100 3
These may be caramel, hot cross or sticky
    $100 7
He was one of the "Big Three" of WWII
    $100 11
A simple version of this machine that removes seeds from cotton fibers was used in ancient times
    $200 27
His 1828 work "An American Dictionary of the English Language" contained about 70,000 entries
    $200 20
On May 28, 1995, Canadian Jacques Villeneuve won this auto race, earning a check for $1,312,019
    $200 2
Czechs call this river they share with the Germans the Labe
    $200 17
Legend says Polish king Stanislaw I named the baba for this storybook hero
    $200 8
In 1808 his brother, the emperor, made him King of Spain
    $200 12
This part of the cotton plant, which contains the fibers, begins to grow as the flower dies
    $300 28
About a month after this president's April 27, 1822 birth, he was named Hiram
    $300 21
In World Cup soccer competition, this South American country leads all others in matches won with 49
    $300 4
The Gulf of Mannar separates Sri Lanka from this country
    $300 18
Panettone is a sweet Italian bread traditionally served during this holiday season
    $300 9
He presided over "The People's Court"
    $300 13
This state's San Joaquin Valley is one of the leading cotton-producing areas of the U.S.
    $400 29
By around 1800 this American began marketing his furs to China
    $400 22
Although he hit 61 home runs in 1961, he averaged fewer than 20 a year the rest of his career
    $400 5
Cape Skagen or the Skaw lies at the northern end of this Danish peninsula
    $400 24
It's the flavor of the bottom layer of black bottom pie
    DD: $800 10
The first chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission, his son became a U.S. president
    $400 14
Cotton is compressed into these 480-pound units that measure about 55" by 25" by 45"
    $500 30
In 1878 this "Ben Hur" author became governor of the New Mexico Territory
    $500 23
Coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1960 through 1988, he led his team to 13 division titles
    $500 6
North Africa mountain range that the Berbers call home
    $500 25
Calissons are Provencal sweets made from crystallized fruit & these blanched nuts
    $500 16
Oh, he's credited as a discoverer of O, oxygen
    $500 15
This type of cotton fabric with raised ribs comes in wide wale & pinwale varieties

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Brad Claudia George
$300 $0 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Claudia George
$2,000 $3,100 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In April 1958 Belgium's King Baudouin opened the World's Fair in this capital city
    $200 11
Easter celebrates this event, Jesus rising from the dead
    $200 12
He had yet to complete "Oliver Twist" when he began writing "Nicholas Nickleby"
    $200 18
Paper gets its name from this plant used by the Egyptians for writing material
    $200 1
This character was a 16-year-old resident physician at Eastman Medical Center
    $200 21
The family name comes from the name of one of these fortresses built by the family in 1020
    $400 7
Riddarholm Church in this city has been the burial place of Swedish kings for 400 years
    DD: $1,500 14
This breed of racehorse was developed in England by crossing English mares with Arabian stallions
    $400 13
In 1995 he published "East, West", his first book of adult fiction since "The Satanic Verses"
    $400 19
Treasury secretary known as "Alexander the Coppersmith" because he introduced the copper penny
    $400 2
1 of the 3 women who played Chris Cagney, partner of Tyne Daly's Mary Beth Lacey
    $600 8
It's home to Far Eastern University & the Manuel L. Quezon University
    $600 15
A medical condition resulting from an insufficient or poorly balanced diet
    $600 24
This author who wrote the Chronicles of Narnia died the same day as John F. Kennedy
    $600 20
During World War I, Hoboken in this state was a major port for shipping troops overseas
    $600 3
In the tradition of "Have Gun, Will Travel, Wire Paladin", in 1985 it was "Odds against you? Call..." him
    $600 29
During the 19th century, this family handled much of the Hapsburg government's banking
    $800 9
The Boers founded this city, the administrative capital of South Africa in 1855
    $800 16
This store sells ready-to-eat foods such as cooked meats, salads, relishes & canned foods
    $800 25
One of the last works by this "Pilgrim's Progress" author was a verse "Book for Boys and Girls"
    $800 22
In 1901 this U.S. Army surgeon wrote the report "The Prevention of Yellow Fever"
    $800 4
Airwolf, stolen & used by Stringfellow Hawke, was one of these
    $800 28
The pragmatic sanction of 1713 allowed her to inherit the Hapsburg dominions in 1740
    $1000 10
This Liberian capital was founded in 1822 as Christopolis
    $1000 17
The ancient Romans used this type of open building with tiered seating for gladiatorial contests
    $1000 26
In 1954 this author of "The Razor's Edge" was named a companion of honour by Queen Elizabeth II
    $1000 23
In 1757 this "Rake's Progress" artist was appointed sergeant-painter to King George II
    $1000 5
On "Family Ties" this was the nickname of Irwin Handelman, Alex Keaton's best friend
    DD: $1,000 27
By treaties of 1713 & 1714, Spain passed from the Hapsburgs to this French family

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Claudia George
$8,400 $4,600 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1945 this Frenchman told his countrymen, "If I treated with the enemy, it was to spare you"

Final scores:

Brad Claudia George
$12,001 $4,400 $11,999
2-day champion: $19,201 3rd place: Asko dishwasher 2nd place: Broyhill living room set + Sansui stereo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brad Claudia George
$8,400 $6,100 $6,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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